Malicious email volume

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Dear The Regulator of Community Interest Companies,

Please find below my FOI request regarding malicious emails sent to the department.

The date range for the requests is from 2018 to present day. The data shall include a breakdown by year and by individual departments (e.g. separate departments, agencies, or public bodies within the main government agency), if applicable.

1. How many malicious emails have been successfully blocked?
2. What percentage of malicious emails were opened by staff?
3. What percentage of malicious links in the emails were clicked on by staff?
4. How many ransomware attacks were blocked by the department?
5. How many ransomware attacks were successful?

Yours faithfully,
Rebecca Moody

cicregulator, The Regulator of Community Interest Companies

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Dear Ms Moody

Thank you for your email requesting information under the Freedom of Information Act 2000.

Please find attached our response.

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Office of the Regulator of Community Interest Companies
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